Wellesley Township

Wellesley Township Homes For Sale

Buying a home in the Wellesley Township means that settlement areas and small communities will surround you.

Tucked away in the North-West corner of Waterloo Region, the Township of Wellesley has many communities, including St. Clements, Wallenstein, and Wellesley.

This rural area has, for the most part, has remained untouched by tourism and sticks to its heritage roots. If you’re looking to move away from the big city, Wellesley Township may be just what you’re looking for.

Public school students attend either Linwood Public School or Wellesley Public School, and Catholic students attend St. Clements Catholic School.

This is a thriving commuting township, close to Highway 401 and within a 20-minute drive from any of the Tri-Cities. For those who travel, either for work or play, Wellesley Township is also conveniently located near Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Learn more about Wellesley Township below, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.

Location

The Township of Wellesley lies outside of Waterloo to the North-West. It’s a quiet, rural area comprised of several small communities: St. Clements, Heidelberg, Hawkesville, Linwood, and Wellesley.

Wellesley has a close relationship with Kitchener and Waterloo as many residents choose to move from urban to rural living, especially as they age.  It’s also popular to leave the city for a visit to a cottage on Paradise Lake or to pick a  pumpkin at Nauman’s Farm, both lovely features of Wellesley Township.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Conestogo Dam
  • Hawkesville Hall
  • Linwood Recreation Complex
  • St. Clements Arena Community Centre
  • Wellesley & District Lions Club
  • Wellesley Veterinary Clinic
  • Wellesley Arena
  • Wellesley Service Centre Ltd
  • The Town Barker

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Schmidtsville Restaurant
  • Nit River Chop House
  • Olympic Pizza
  • Pym’s Village Market
  • Schmidt’s Bulk Pantry & More
  • Wellesley Gourmet Meats & Cheese

Churches

  • Wellesley Mennonite Church
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Grove Church
  • Mapleview Mennonite Church
  • West Hills Fellowship

This township has gradually transformed into a haven for families looking to escape the city. Immerse yourself in the festivities with family and friends, such as Lindwood’s Snofest, Canada Day in Hawkesville, and the annual fall fair.

Wellesley Township is also home to the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival which takes place every autumn. Take a short trip to the Conestogo Dam and find a plentiful opportunity for fishing, hiking, bird-watching, and geocaching.

This Mennonite township also offers various community centres including one in Hawkesville, Linwood, St. Clements and Wellesley itself. The Linwood Recreation Complex offers the largest space available to rent, seating up to 400 people. The large kitchen facilities and bartending services are sure to meet your needs on a special occasion.

In Linwood, the Wellesley & District Lions Club also runs a number of important events during the year including; weekly bingo, Tree of Light, community Easter egg hunts, and summer camps.

Schooling / Child Care

Together, the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board operate three elementary schools in the Township of Wellesley. Both Linwood and St. Clements offer French Immersion starting in Grade 1. 

After Grade 8, parents will have the options as to which high school their children will attend. This is decide by district as well as transportation options such as school busses in their area.

Wellesley also offers multiple preschool and daycare options if you’re a young family. Based on your needs, you can choose from a list of licensed home child care programs, supported through the Region of Waterloo. There are also cooperative options such as Wellesley Cooperative Preschool, where parents are involved in the care as well as volunteers, and other preschools such as Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre.

Transit

Kiwanis Transit provides specialized transit services for residents with mobility issues and unique transportation needs. Wellesley also thrives on taxi and Uber services connecting the surrounding amenities.

There are many trails and paths along the various ponds and the expansive Grand River in and around the township. For those who like to run and bike, this makes use of trails and cycling an efficient means of getting from home to school and work. This area is also populated with plenty of taxis and Uber drivers.

Wellesley is also proud to sit so close to air transit, accessible only ten minutes from the 401.

Parks
  • Hawkesville Outdoor Rink
  • Hawkesville Playground
  • Linwood Playground
  • St. Clements Arena

If you are looking for small town charm with the convenience of being close to an urban centre, Wellesley Township is the perfect location.

On Broadway Street in Hawkesville, you’ll have access to a children’s playground and well-maintained outdoor skating rink equipped with hockey nets and boards for the classic winter games that keep the whole family entertained. St. Clements also offers an ice skating arena well-loved by the Twin Centre Minor Hockey Association, hosting both recreational and competitive hockey tournaments for over 280 people each year.

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$229,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# Lot 83, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# Lot 83

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to your Cottage or Summer Home Oasis.  This beautiful, spacious and bright home comes with a fully landscaped private yard featuring a HOT TUB and Fire pit!  Large (1027 SF) 2 bedroom, fully updated, one level modular bungalow. This home looks and shows like a modern model home, complete with a Gas Fireplace.  In the last year this home has had new flooring, an updated kitchen with all new appliances plus new paint throughout.  Covered porch, Double wide driveway, a double lot and no rear neighbours! Located in the Seasonal (10 month) Green Acres Park (backing onto Laurel Creek Conservation) in a very sought-after neighbourhood of Waterloo with everything Waterloo has to offer. This may be the best spot inside Green Acres Park, with a view of the mini Golf and a short walk to the pool, hot tubs, pond and community centre.  Green Acres is a very clean, well maintained and managed park offering a ton of activities and amenities! Come for a tour and you are going to fall in love! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 1027800

Home Group Realty Inc.

For sale
$100,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 2, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 2

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to the lovely Green Acre Park in Waterloo your home away from home, adjacent to the Laurel Creek Conservation area, just a short drive to Conestoga mall the expressway, and St. Jacob's Market! Warm & welcoming is what you will feel as soon as you step inside this almost 1,000sq ft 2 bed mobile home. you won't want to leave once you get here. generous sized living, kitchen, and dining area, you won't feel cramped at all entertaining your family & friends here. absolutely fantastic, Park amenities. You won't want to miss the heated pool, 2 private hot tubs, a large rec hall where they hold many organized fun events. The park has a baseball diamond & mini putt, beautiful gardens, and scenic ponds to stroll among, bike rentals, playgrounds, ping pong tables, picnic pavilions, games room, etc. It is the ultimate place to live up to 10 months of the year (park closed January & February), which is perfect for many who like to get away from the worst of winter here! If you are looking for a new place to hang your hat for 6-10 months of the year and like the idea of having lots of available options to do for yourself, the kids, or grandkids when they visit then you really need to see what Green Acre Park has to offer. In this case, Green Acre really is the place to be! Book your Showing Today! (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 952.8400

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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